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Richard Gerver

Award Winning Educator - Creating Tomorrow's Schools Today - The Manifesto for Change

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About Richard Gerver

Richard Gerver has been described as one of the most inspirational leaders of his generation. He is an award-winning speaker, bestselling author and world-renowned thinker.

Richard began his career in education, most notably as headmaster of the failing Grange Primary School. In just two years, famously transformed into one of the most acclaimed learning environments in the world. He was celebrated by UNESCO and the UK Government for its incredible turnaround.

Richard has since transitioned to ...

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Education: A Manifesto for Change

Education is the single most important factor that will determine the future; for our children, our economy, society and ultimately our planet. Richard Gerver uses his unique, authentic and experience ...

The Sense in Purpose

What do people and organisations that have enjoyed sustained success have in common? A sense of purpose; one driven by a collegiate sense of mission, of value, of passion and of possibility. In this ...

Legacy; Developing Future Leaders

Success cannot be measured in the short term; real success comes from long term impact and must be resilient enough to not only survive but thrive in changing times. One of Richard’s most important ...

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Education: A Manifesto for Change by Richard Gerver
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We were very pleased with Richard's lecture and his way of involving the audience. Our evaluation showed that the participants were very satisfied. Some of them expressed that Richard was one of the best speakers they had ever heard.

Nacka Kommun

The event was a great success and Richard was superb—many teachers said that they found him inspirational and his talk was fully booked. It was such a pleasure to speak to him personally as well.

East Lothian Council

Richard was inspirational! He did an incredible job in presenting to 350 educators and engaging them in conversations that motivated and challenged all participants. I look forward to working with Richard again.

St Joseph’s School, Melbourne

We are really really happy with the results of our event, and everyone was delighted with Richard's session. He is a great speaker, but above all, he is a great person, and we enjoyed every minute with him.

Acade, Madrid

He could sell weatherstones and mountain air, you should be grateful he's not, because you'd buy them in bulk! He made me think, got me closer to myself and made me fall in love with my job all over again!

Annemiek Grootswagers

Richard was able to motivate, inspire and to engage the students positively in what will be awaiting them as teachers in practice and in everyday life in school throughout his EuroWeek opening speech!

University of Teacher Education Styria
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In defence of the arts

Earlier this month, I attended a round table to explore how the arts could and should be celebrated properly in education. There was an eclectic and fascinating mix of people involved. From artistic directors of some of our grandest arts organisations, school leaders, policy makers and leaders of industry, to film ...

Looking to the Future

I have heard people say you should never meet your heroes because the reality rarely lives up to expectation. Well,earlier this summer,I had an experience proving this sentiment wrong. At least this time! At the beginning of July, I was invited to speak at an event in Madrid with the 44thPresident of the United ...

What Children Can Teach You About Realising Your Goals

When I was an educator I would often reflect on the idea that I learnt more from my students than ever I taught them, in the ten years since I left working in schools and having spent time in some of the world's most high performing environments, I'm now convinced of it! Here's a ...